• A Tree Fell in Fullerton

    | Oct 25, 2018
    One year a large section of a tree fell not far from where we had lived for over twenty-two years. Within minutes several of us had gathered to grieve the loss. As I stood there staring in disbelief, the thought struck me . . .
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  • God Alone Knows Our Future

    | Oct 24, 2018
    The longer we walk with the Lord, the more we realize that we really don't know what each new day may bring. A phone call can come in the middle of the night shattering our joy. Suddenly everything changes.
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  • Trust God to Remember You

    | Oct 23, 2018
    If you want to trust God to remember you, stop running and start waiting! "The LORD is good to those who wait for Him" (Lamentations 3:25a). Stop running! Wait patiently. Next, start seeking Him.
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  • God's Guidance

    | Oct 22, 2018
    Many Christians complain that God doesn't speak to them when they're in need of guidance. For some reason they have forgotten the first and most basic way God leads His children—through His written Word!
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  • Goods vs. God

    | Oct 21, 2018
    While we think we may be immune to the endless litany of television commercials, newspaper ads, . . . the constant admonition to spend, spend, spend, we Christians need to be alert to how Satan tempts us with the temporal.
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  • A Puritan's Prayer

    | Oct 20, 2018
    Some years ago I was given a book of Puritan prayers called The Valley of Vision. I have worn out one copy and had to purchase another. I recommend this volume to you. Read the following prayer from the Puritan's pen slowly.
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  • Simple Faith

    | Oct 19, 2018
    When it came to clear communication, Jesus was a master. Children and adults alike had no difficulty understanding His words or following His reasoning.
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  • Coping with Consequences

    | Oct 18, 2018
    I have found great help from two truths God gave me at a time in my life when I was bombarded with a series of unexpected and unfair blows (from my perspective).
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  • Eternal Dimensions

    | Oct 17, 2018
    Contentment is something we must learn. It isn't a trait we're born with. But the question is how? In 1 Timothy 6 we find a couple of very practical answers to that question.
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  • Relaxing

    | Oct 16, 2018
    I love memories. Today I've been remembering a perfect Monday evening from years back . . . . The smell of homemade clam chowder greeted me as I walked through the front door.
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  • Divine Preparation

    | Oct 15, 2018
    Americans like things to be logical and fair. We operate our lives on that basis. Meaning this: If I do what is right, good will come to me; and if I do what is wrong, bad things will happen to me.
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  • A Self-Description of Jesus

    | Oct 14, 2018
    In all my studies I've found only one place where Jesus Christ—in His own words—describes his own "inner man." In doing so, He uses only two words. He doesn't say: "I am wise and powerful," or "I am holy and eternal."
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  • The Difference

    | Oct 13, 2018
    Ours is a hell-bound, degenerate world, and you know it. Political corruption abounds. International peace, a splendid ideal, continues to blow up in our faces. The crime rate escalates . . .
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  • Rallying Points

    | Oct 12, 2018
    To rally: "to muster for a common purpose . . . to arouse for action . . . to come together again to renew an effort." That's the way Webster defines the verb. He says the noun means: "a mustering of scattered forces to renew an effort."
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  • Self-Pity

    | Oct 11, 2018
    A severe case of ingrown eyeballs strikes all of us every once in a while. In both dramatic and subtle ways, the stubborn enemy of our souls whispers sweet little nothings in our ears. He reminds us of how unappreciated and ill-treated we are.
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  • How to Be Salt and Light

    | Oct 10, 2018
    God calls us to be salt-and-light Christians in a bland, dark society. We need to remember salt must not lose its taste and light must not be hidden. Let me suggest three statements that declare and describe how to fulfill this role.
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  • Don't Take It Easy

    | Oct 09, 2018
    Last fall one day at the church, I spotted a visiting gentleman who was shaking hands with a half-dozen folks he’d never met before. Then he looked at me, and with a grin and a twinkle, he whipped out his hand.
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  • Start Seeking God

    | Oct 08, 2018
    "Lord, I'm back and I diligently seek you." How many times have we said this? This time stop talking and sit silently. Wait patiently, seek diligently, sit silently. That means you need to pour out your heart and then deliberately be quiet.
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  • Prophet Sharing

    | Oct 07, 2018
    "Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph" (Exod. 1:8). Too bad. Tragic, in fact. Seems a shame Joseph had to die at the young age of 110(!), before he had a chance to impact the new king.
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  • Living Mercy

    | Oct 06, 2018
    The apostle John asks: "If someone who is supposed to be a Christian . . . sees a brother in need, and won't help him—how can God's love be within him?" (1 John 3:17, TLB). True servants are merciful. They care. They get involved.
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